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Eight people were injured after several vehicles collided on the Erbil-Pirmam road on Wednesday, the injured were taken to West Erbil Emergency Hospital. However, the vehicles were heavily damaged in the crash. Elsewhere one the same day, three people died in another crash and five others were wounded in a collision on the Sulaimani-Arbat road. Firefighters […]

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq Jeanine Hennis to discuss the latest political developments in the region. The pair stressed on UN’s role in resolving the remaining disputes between Erbil and Baghdad, specifically issues about the disputed territories and related to article 140 from […]

Starting from Iraq, Prime Minister issues a decision to merge all the Popular Mobilization Forces units into the military to be under one direct command of commander in chief, the political leader Mouatada Al sadr in a statement supported the prime minster decision. Sadr announced now his militia will no longer take its orders from […]

A delegation from the United Nations Security Council arrived in Baghdad for the first time in nearly three decades. The visit comes in response to an invitation made by Baghdad. Representatives of the Council in Iraq reiterated their support for the war-torn nation’s security, stabilization, and reconstruction efforts. President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani […]

Five members of a single family from Duhok’s district of Zakho drowned on Friday while picnicking near one of the tributaries of the Tigris River, close to their hometown. The victims included the parents, two daughters, one of whom was nine-years-old, and a son, the Duhok Civil Defense department director, Bewar Adbul-Aziz. Explained that locals […]

One person was killed and another was wounded on Wednesday evening in a Turkish airstrike north east of Erbil.  Turkish warplanes struck the Kurdistan Region’s Sidakan sub-district in Erbil province, hitting a civilian car which killed one man and injured another. Kirmanj Izaat, the mayor of Soran district, said the incident occurred in the Zini […]

Lawmakers in the Canadian Parliament say they are optimistic about Canada improving its ongoing relationship and partnership with the Kurdistan Region. Two Members of the Canadian Parliament, Tom Kmiec and Ziad Aboultaif, both of the Conservative Party of Canada, expressed their support for Kurdish people all across the world. Kmiec revealed that the group now has […]

US President Donald Trump has imposed new hard-hitting sanctions on Iran, including on the office of the country’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. Trump said the additional sanctions were in response to the shooting down of a US drone and “many other things”. Khamenei, Iran’s highest authority, was singled out because he was “ultimately responsible for […]

Turkey’s main opposition Ekrem Imamoglu, headed for a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul’s re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power. Imamoglu is leading with 53 % Turkish President Erdogan has congratulated him and wrote on Twitter “ “I congratulate Ekrem Imamoglu, who won […]

An explosion rocked a Muslim mosque in Baghdad. resulting in at least 20 casualties. The blast occurred inside the Imam Mahdi mosque in. al-Baladiyat neighbourhood in the eastern suburbs of Baghdad. Worshippers had just finished their Friday prayers and were about to leave the site when the bomb detonated. The exact number of deaths was not immediately […]


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